24 months
Duration
37500 AUD/year
24633 AUD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

Become an effective and respected professional in disability. The Disability Policy and Practice program from Flinders University aims to broaden the professional opportunities for graduates within an evolving policy and practice context.  

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

By taking the Disability Policy and Practice program from Flinders University you will become NDIS aware and develop disability specific knowledge to assist people living with disabilities to participate in all aspects of their everyday life. This could include supporting people with disabilities in their educational, economic, recreational and social participation, and to be recognised as valued members of their local communities.

Your career 

Developmental educators and disability specialists occupy diverse roles across a variety of work areas. Further information can be obtained through the Developmental Educators Australia Inc (DEAI) professional association website.

Potential occupations include:  

  • developmental educator
  • policy officer
  • community development officer
  • support coordinator
  • case manager
  • industry trainer and facilitator
  • systemic or individual advocate
  • project leader /senior project worker.

Potential employers include:

  • disability support services
  • education sector
  • government sector
  • non-government agencies
  • community services
  • social welfare services
  • health/medical services
  • private sector
  • self employment.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Practicum in Disability
  • Directed Study in Disability
  • Disability Theory and Professional Practice
  • Public Policy 
  • Design and Ethics in Research with Vulnerable Populations  
  • Communication Difficulties 
  • Design and Evaluation of Disability Programs  
  • Ethical and Legal Issues in Disability Services

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
50
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Credits

72 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
50
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
72

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 085325J  

  • Applicants must normally hold a minimum of an approved Bachelor degree of 3 or more years duration in an area related to Disability
  • Students will receive credit for topics already undertaken in the Flinders University Graduate Certificate in Disability Studies.
  • The Dean (Education) may, under certain circumstances and subject to specific conditions, admit others who can show evidence of fitness for candidature.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    37500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37500 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    24633 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 24633 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National:$14,630 (Commonwealth supported)

Living costs for Adelaide

1328 - 2474 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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